Pfeiffer University

Women's D3 Coach: Kathleen Mirgon
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900 Undergrads / 1,365 Students
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$22,340 Net Price
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64% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    USA South Ath. Conf.

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Rural: Distant

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
37% / 44%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The Falcons schedule away games primarily throughout North and South Carolina. They frequently travel to Hickory, Mount Olive and Belmont, North Carolina, along with Spartanburg, Due West and Gaffney, South Carolina. They also play in Annapolis, Maryland and occasionally travel north to Pennsylvania.

Recruit Commits
Meagan Bourque Clear Falls Seabrook, TX Att
Megan Maloney Chatfield Littleton, CO Mid
Startraya Galloway Reynolds Winston-Salem, NC Def
Nicole Cote Long Reach/Howard CC Elkridge, MD Def
Hailey Metzger Saint John Neumann Naples, FL Att
Ally Unkenholz Mount Hebron Ellicott City, MD Att
Jenna Hoffman Eastern Tech Baltimore, MD Def
Marcy Santana Mt. San Antonio CC Pomona, CA Att
Kirsten Martin Sunny Hills/?Santiago Canyon JC La Mirada, CA Mid, Def
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48380 US Hwy 52N, Misenheimer, NC, 28109 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Greensboro/Winston-Salem North Carolina Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Germany
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Hickory/Lenoir North Carolina Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Wilmington North Carolina Area
  • Greenville South Carolina Area
  • Asheville North Carolina Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Orlando Florida Area
Where Grads Work
  • Carolinas Healthcare System
  • Bank of America
  • Novant Health
  • Wells Fargo
  • Pfeiffer University
  • Cone Health
  • Mecklenburg County
  • WakeMed
  • Duke Energy Corporation
  • Duke University Health System
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
  • Rex Healthcare
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
What Grads Do
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Healthcare Services
  • Support
  • Information Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Consulting
  • Human Resources
  • Community and Social Services
  • Administrative
  • Program and Project Management
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
400 - 500
455 - 570
930 - 1110
14 - 22
17 - 23
16 - 23

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 400 - 500 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 2,297 809 1,488
% Admitted 64% 61% 65%
% Admits That Enroll 17% 21% 15%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.2
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (23%)
    Business Administration and Management, General (20%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (20%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforce (12%)
    Criminal Justice/Safety Studies (12%)
    Education (11%)
    Elementary Education and Teaching (10%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (10%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (10%)
    Health/Health Care Administration/Management (9%)
    History (4%)
    History, General (4%)
    Kinesiology and Exercise Science (4%)
    Sport and Fitness Administration/Management (4%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (3%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (3%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (3%)
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$31,060
    Books & Supplies$1,500
    Cost of Living$11,658
    Personal Expenses$2,000
    Sticker Price$46,218

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    99% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship99%$20,412
    Federal Grants57%$5,192
    Pell Grants57%$4,846
    Other Federal14%$1,416
    State & Local Grants56%$5,344
    Institutional Grants87%$16,349
    Student Loans75%$10,444
    Federal Loans74%$9,951
    Other Loans4%$11,145

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $15.3 Million $11,174

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,481.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $16,169 $250

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 7.1%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 744 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $39,200

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 6.5 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 37% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 2 2
    Fondling 1 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 6 6
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions focus, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Other-dominant, with Arts & Sciences
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, very small, highly residential

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